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Sybaritic

[sib-uh-rit-ik] /ˌsɪb əˈrɪt ɪk/
adjective
1.
(usually lowercase) pertaining to or characteristic of a sybarite; characterized by or loving luxury or sensuous pleasure:
to wallow in sybaritic splendor.
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Sybaris or its inhabitants.
Also, Sybaritical.
Origin
< Latin Sybarīticus < Greek Sybarītikós, equivalent to Sybarī́t(ēs) Sybarite + -ikos -ic
Related forms
Sybaritically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for Sybaritic

Sybaritic

/ˌsɪbəˈrɪtɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the ancient Greek colony of Sybaris or its inhabitants
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Word Origin and History for Sybaritic

sybaritic

adj.

1610s, from Latin sybariticus, from Greek sybaritikos, from Sybarites (see Sybarite).

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